New Atari 2600/Retron 77 Controller

A new controller for the Atari 2600/7800 and Retron 77 consoles is being prototyped and tested from the company HyperKin.  Youtuber John Hancock showcased this new prototype on his channel with permission from HyperKin.  Called the “Ranger” John went through several games on the 7800 and Retron 77 utilizing different controller modes and breaking down […]

8bitdo releases DIY Modkits for PS1 & PS1 Classic

You can now add the Playstation & Playstation Classic controllers to the growing list of wireless options from 8bitdo. For those not familiar with the DIY kits from 8bitdo, they essentially allow you to swap the internal circuit board of an original controller from a classic console to replace it with a new Bluetooth version […]

Can NEScape Make it out of Kickstarter Funding and Onto Your NES?

NEScape is the latest title in a resurgence of new games for classic consoles to make its rounds on Kickstarter.  Like many of its peers, NEScape met its goal relatively quickly, so it appears that it’s a safe bet that the Kickstarter campaign will be a success when it reaches its funding deadline. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/3652672/video-960005-h264_high.mp4 Created […]

Soko Bananas: A New NES Game Just Made its Goal on Kickstarter

A new homebrew NES game just made its goal on kickstarter with 17 days left as of the time that I an writing this article.  The game, named Soko Bananas is an overhead puzzler that reminds me of classics such as The Adventures of Lolo, and Kickle Cubicle. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/assets/025/060/588/f129389f3c5aa5e6a981a05df1c37399_h264_high.mp4   Per Flip for Fate, the […]

Easier Dreamcast Overclock Mod

Dan has just posted a method of overclocking the Dreamcast that allows for a 10% gain in speed by changing the 33.333Mhz clock to 36.7Mhz.  While there have been other mods available in the past that can overclock even higher, this is a much easier mod to perform:  Simply remove the three resistors in red […]

Widescreen 16:9 SNES Emulation

SNES hacker ShiryuGL has just released a video showing progress of a true 16:9 hack for A Link To The Past.  This hack doesn’t stretch the screen, but renders a wider playing view.  Sometimes this is able to present a perfect and fully playable 16:9 screen area like shown below: Other times….at least in this beta…you’ll […]

GBA Consolizer Pre-Orders Open!

Game-tech has just opened pre-orders on the GBA Consolizer – The 720p HDMI kit for your Game Boy Advance!:  https://www.game-tech.us/product/gba-consolizer/ Prices start at $140 and there’s a ton of options being offered at an addition cost: 40/32 pin adapter kit to ensure your GBA is compatible A cap kit, for preventative maintenance Over 60 choices of […]

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